Category Archives: parents

Lost in Bilingual Parenting

“Parents are often torn between speaking their first language because it is supposed to enhance the emotional connection with their children and speaking the second language because it is supposed to be the language of the new country.” In this … Continue reading

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Language learning myths – is the sky falling?

Will the sky fall in if your child learns a language other than English?Heard any of these when you explain that your child is spending their Saturday morning (or weeknight) onĀ language classes? “Time spent on one language means time taken … Continue reading

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Back to School 2015

Your child is making a fantastic effort in undertaking language studies, usually as an extra to other school studies. Parents need to be supportive and positive about the benefits of language learning and acknowledge the commitment of their children as well. Continue reading

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Digital resources: International Children’s Digital Library

Not so long ago, borrowing children’s books in other languages meant a complicated, perhaps costly interlibrary loan if you weren’t lucky enough to live near a library with holdings in your language … or a costly trip to a foreign … Continue reading

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